Having committed a fine Winter Words to disc, Gilchrist and Tilbrook turn their attention to earlier Britten with equal success. Gilchrist brings a youthful ardour to the Auden and Michelangelo cycles, and the pair find a suitably dark tone for the underrated Donne sonnets. Excellent sound and notes with full texts.
Britten: On This Island; The Holy Sonnets of John Donne; Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo; Canticle I10:59, 8th September 2012
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